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Internet Access in Charleston, South Carolina
The average download speed in Charleston is 202.74 Mbps. This is 21.8% faster than the average in South Carolina and 47.0% faster than the national average.
- There are 22 internet providers in Charleston with 8 of those offering residential service
- Charleston is the 35th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Johns Island and Folly Beach, but behind North Charleston, Hanahan, and Mount Pleasant.
- In Charleston County, approximately 11,000 people do not have access to 25mbps wired broadband.
- Fiber optic internet is available to 27% of Charleston County residents.
- There are 17 companies offering business internet services in Charleston.
- Approximately 96% of Charleston residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.
- Approximately 7,000 people in Charleston County don't have access to any wired internet.
- 91.6% of South Carolinians have access to 100mbps or faster broadband.
- Explore internet access for communities within Charleston: Daniel Island
Internet Statistics 2022
3.9% of consumers in Charleston6,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Charleston, South Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||91.6%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||92.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||23.8%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||23.8%|